The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 915 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
barbaroßof uncertain derivation
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
bar'-bar-os Adjective
  1. one whose speech is rude, rough and harsh
  2. one who speaks a foreign or strange language which is not understood by another
  3. used by the Greeks of any foreigner ignorant of the Greek language, whether mental or moral, with the added notion after the Persian war, of rudeness and brutality. The word is used in the N.T. without the idea of reproachfulness.
NAS Word Usage - Total: 6
barbarian 3, barbarians 1, natives 2
NAS Verse Count
1 Corinthians1

Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Barbaros". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.